San Bernardino school information

IndexSan BernardinoCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores20%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools568,30879,221
Total private schools193,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools121,0857,963
The San Bernardino, CA educational system consists of 56 public schools, 19 private schools and 12 post-secondary schools. San Bernardino public schools have average test scores of 20% which is 46% lower than than the California average and 58% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of San Bernardino public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 65.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 64.0% have completed high school, 11.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in San Bernardino are 58% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 56 public schools in San Bernardino.
  • 65.7% of people in San Bernardino have completed 8th grade.
  • 64.0% of people in San Bernardino have completed high school.
  • 11.2% of people in San Bernardino have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in San Bernardino

IndexSan BernardinoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade65.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school64.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college40.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in San Bernardino (high school & post-secondary)

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Loma Linda, CA23,85951%4%
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San Bernardino, CA214,58120%58%

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San Bernardino, CA214,58120%58%
Source: The San Bernardino, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.